Famous People Born In 1734

Discover the most famous people born in 1734. The list includes people like Daniel Boone, Franz Mesmer, Joseph Wright of Derby, Thomas Sumter, Thomas McKean and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, lawyers and playwrights born in 1734. This list includes people from United States, England, France and many more countries.
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Daniel Boone
(American Frontiersman and One of the First Folk Heroes of the United States)
Daniel Boone
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 26, 1820

Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, woodsman, explorer, and frontiersman. His exploits as an American frontier made him one of the earliest folk heroes of the US. Widely regarded as the founder of Kentucky, Daniel Boone is popular for his exploration and settlement of Kentucky. His life and work have inspired several movies, such as the 1936 movie Daniel Boone.

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Robert Morris
(One of the Founding Fathers of the United States)
Robert Morris
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toxteth, Liverpool, England
Died: May 8, 1806

Robert Morris was an English-born merchant best remembered as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was also one of the signers of the United States Constitution, the Articles of Confederation, and the Declaration of Independence. From 1789 to 1795, Robert Morris served as the United States Senator from Pennsylvania.

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Franz Mesmer
(Doctor)
Franz Mesmer
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Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Swabia, Germany
Died: March 5, 1815

Though a doctor, Franz Mesmer studied the influence of astronomical bodies on the human body and on an invisible fluid inside it. He was a pioneer of animal magnetism, or mesmerism, which paved the path for modern-day hypnotism. Critics slammed his ideas and called him a fraud, too.

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Thomas McKean
(Lawyer, Politician, Judge)
Thomas McKean
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Province of Pennsylvania
Died: June 24, 1817

One of the Founding Fathers of the US, Thomas McKean was the son of a tavern keeper and later became a successful barrister and politician. He simultaneously served in the Continental Congress of Delaware while he was also the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

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Joseph Wright of Derby
(English Landscape and Portrait Painter)
Joseph Wright of Derby
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Derby, England
Died: August 29, 1797
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Wolfgang von Kempelen
(Hungarian Author and Inventor Known for His Chess-Playing “Automaton” Hoax the Turk and for His Speaking Machine)
Wolfgang von Kempelen
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Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: March 26, 1804

Known as an eccentric thinker, Wolfgang von Kempelen is best remembered for his automatic chess-playing machine The Turk and his speaking machine. The Turk eventually turned out to be a hoax, designed by Kempelen to impress Maria Theresa, the Austrian Empress, and had human chess players operating it.

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Johann Euler
(Astronomer, Mathematician)
Johann Euler
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 17, 1800
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François-Joseph Gossec
(French Composer)
François-Joseph Gossec
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Froidchapelle, Belgium
Died: February 16, 1829

Regarded as one of the most significant composers of eighteenth century France, François-Joseph Gossec began his career under Jean-Philippe Rameau, determined to revive the study of instrumental music in France. Although he is mainly remembered for his experiments in symphonies and chamber works, he also wrote numerous operas, string quartets and choral works, successfully leaving his influence on French music.

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Grigory Orlov
(Military officer)
Grigory Orlov
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lyutkino, Russia
Died: April 13, 1783
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Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski
(Aristocrat)
Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: March 19, 1823
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Thomas Thynne, 1st Marquess of Bath
(Politician)
Thomas Thynne, 1st Marquess of Bath
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Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hatfield, England
Died: November 19, 1796
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George Romney
(painter)
George Romney
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lancashire
Died: November 15, 1802
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William Floyd
(Politician)
William Floyd
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Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brookhaven
Died: August 4, 1821
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Charles Alexandre de Calonne
(French Statesman Best Known for His Involvement in the 'French Revolution')
Charles Alexandre de Calonne
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Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Douai, France
Died: October 30, 1802

Born to a magistrate, Charles Alexandre de Calonne initially followed in his father’s footsteps to become a lawyer and gradually rose to be the controller-general of finance when the French government was sinking in debt. His suggestion of taxing the rich was rejected, paving the path for the French Revolution.

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Thomas Sumter
(General)
Thomas Sumter
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hanover County, Virginia, United States
Died: June 1, 1832
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Henry Hamilton
(He served in North America as Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Quebec)
Henry Hamilton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 29, 1796
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Francisco Manoel de Nascimento
(Poet)
Francisco Manoel de Nascimento
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 25, 1819
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Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti
(Last Prince of Conti)
Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 13, 1814
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Mary I of Portugal
(Queen of Portugal)
Mary I of Portugal
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Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: March 20, 1816
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Nicolas-Edme Restif
(Novelist)
Nicolas-Edme Restif
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sacy, France
Died: February 3, 1806
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Jean Henri Riesener
(Ébéniste)
Jean Henri Riesener
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Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 4th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gladbeck, Germany
Died: January 6, 1806
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William Wales
(Mathematician)
William Wales
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Warmfield cum Heath, England
Died: December 29, 1798
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Francis Lightfoot Lee
(Politician)
Francis Lightfoot Lee
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Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stratford, Virginia, United States
Died: January 11, 1797
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Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière
(Political leader)
Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière
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Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Thizy, Thizy-les-Bourgs, France
Died: November 10, 1793
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Anna Göldi
(Witchcraft)
Anna Göldi
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Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sennwald, Switzerland
Died: June 13, 1782
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Nikolai Vasilyeich Repnin
(Statesman)
Nikolai Vasilyeich Repnin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: May 24, 1801
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Francisco Bayeu y Subías
(Spanish Painter)
Francisco Bayeu y Subías
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zaragoza, Spain
Died: August 4, 1795

Francisco Bayeu was an 18th-century Spanish painter. He worked in the Neoclassic style and his main subjects were religious and historical themes. He was very famous for his frescoes. He was given a position at the Royal Tapestry Factory by King Charles III and was later appointed a court painter. His brothers Ramón and Manuel were also famous painters. 

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Charles Inglis
(Bishop)
Charles Inglis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Glencolumbkille, Ireland
Died: February 24, 1816
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Sophie of France
(Princess)
Sophie of France
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Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, France
Died: March 2, 1782
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Jean-André van der Mersch
(Belgian Military Leader Known for His Victory Against Austrian Forces of Joseph II at the Battle of Turnhout)
Jean-André van der Mersch
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Menen, Belgium
Died: September 14, 1792

Jean-André van der Mersch was a Belgian military leader who played a major role in the Brabant Revolution. He is remembered for his victory against the formidable forces of Joseph II in 1789 at the Battle of Turnhout. He also played an important role during the Seven Years' War, participating in the Battle of Rossbach and the Battle of Hochkirch.          

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Vicente Antonio García de la Huerta
(Dramatist)
Vicente Antonio García de la Huerta
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zafra, Spain
Died: March 12, 1787
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Cardinal de Rohan
(Cardinal)
Cardinal de Rohan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 16, 1803
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Pierre du Buat
(Engineer)
Pierre du Buat
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tortisambert, France
Died: October 17, 1809
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Ueda Akinari
(Author)
Ueda Akinari
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Died: August 8, 1809
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Daniel Boon
(Politician)
Daniel Boon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Daniel Boone Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 26, 1820
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Sakurada Jisuke I
(Dramatist who created more than 120 plays and at least 100 dance dramas)
Sakurada Jisuke I
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1806 AD